Shepherds Pie

Traditionally made with diced lamb or mutton, shepherd's pie is just as tasty when you substitute ground beef. Try these ground beef shepherd's pie recipes recapture the essence of a wholesome country meal. What they lose in authenticity they make up for in flavor and convenience.

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Cheeseburger Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Cheddar mashed potatoes give this ground beef and vegetable casserole cheeseburger-like flavor.

Hot Italian Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Shredded provolone melts into the mashed potato topping while Italian sausage and pepperoncinis spice up the filling of this Italian shepherd's pie.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Beef Bake


This version of classic Shepherd's Pie features ground beef and vegetables in a savory sauce topped with mashed potatoes and baked until piping hot.

Total: 35 mins

Pork Portobello and Mashed Roots Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Classic Shepherd's Pie is topped with mashed potatoes, but our modern version mixes in rutabaga, parsnips and carrots, too.

Easy Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this favorite beef and potato casserole recipe faster and easier by using shortcut ingredients.

Squash and Sausage Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Squash and Sausage Shepherd's Pie

Midwest Living

Incorporate a few more nutrients into your shepherd's pie by using butternut squash instead of potatoes. It's just as satisfying and gives you another use for seasonal veggies.

Cumin-Spiked Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Hiding under cheddar mashed potatoes, your fork will find lean ground beef flavored with fragrant cumin, jalapeno peppers and smoky fire-roasted tomatoes.

Easy Shepherd's Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Super Shepherd's Pie


Kids will love this beef and potato pie, seasoned with Sloppy Joe mix. You'll love that we tossed vegetables in and made it a 30 minute meal.

Miniature Shepherds Pies

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 50 mins

Italian Shepherd's Pie

Diabetic Living

The mashed potatoes and cheese topper makes this beef, sausage, and veggie pie stick-to-the-ribs delicious. Serve it with fresh fruit for dessert and your meal is complete.

Mini Shepherd's Pies


In EatingWell's take on Shepherd's Pie, we replace the potato topping with convenient, delicious frozen squash puree. And they're baked in individual ramekins to guarantee perfectly sized servings and help you get it on the table fast.

Total: 40 mins

25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Cocoa Tassies with Peppermint Frosting

"Tassies" are, essentially, tiny pies -- derived from the French word tasse, or "cup," they are literally a cupful of deliciousness, the size of a small cookie. Cutest thing in the world. Of course, this is a multi-step process: first, you have to make 36 teeny pie crusts in mini-muffin tins, then pipe the filling -- in this case, a peppermint-spiced marshmallow creme (easy enough to make while the pie crusts are chilling or baking).

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